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Dissertation for PhD, Electronic edition, University of California, 1982, 117 pp. The Neutron Bomb was originally my dissertation for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, 1980. It consisted of the present Chapters 1-8 and an earlier (9) version of the present Chapter X. The dissertation version was completed in February 1980 and my Ph.D. conferred the following month.While subsequently considering whether to publish the work commercially, I updated it through 19... More >>>Book can be downloaded, and can be ordered on CD.Note that, unfortunately, not all my books can be downloaded or ordered on CD due to the restrictions of copyright. However, most of the books on this site do not have copyright restrictions. If you find any copyright violation, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I am very attentive to the issue of copyright and try to avoid any violations, but on the other hand to help all fans of magic to get access to information.
Dissertation for PhD, Electronic edition, University of California, 1982, 117 pp.
The Neutron Bomb was originally my dissertation for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, 1980. It consisted of the present Chapters 1-8 and an earlier (9) version of the present Chapter X. The dissertation version was completed in February 1980 and my Ph.D. conferred the following month.
While subsequently considering whether to publish the work commercially, I updated it through 1982 with the current Chapter 9 and appropriate annotations to (original 9) Chapter X. Later that year I decided that it was too research-intensive to be viable commercially, so devoted no further time to it.
Over the next twenty years I was occasionally asked by friends and colleagues about The Neutron Bomb, and for whatever reason there has recently been an upsurge in such queries. So I've decided to make it easily available as a .pdf ebook on the Internet. I have resisted the temptation to do any further factual updating, or even to tinker with my 1980-82 opinions and conclusions to enhance their wisdom with 2002 hindsight.
Dr. Michael A. Aquino
American founder of the Temple of Set and one of America's leading Satanists. Though the temple was formally incorporated in 1975, its magical and philosophical roots are ancient. Set is considered the supreme personification of evil, the Prince of Darkness and his worship can be traced to predynastic times. Images have been dated to 3200 BC with inscriptions dated to 5000 BC. A few Satanic groups have survived to carry on the tradition of Satan (Set-hen). Aquino states that through the Renaissance alone, some 13 million accused Satanists were tortured and burned to death, considered infidels and heathens. In modern day, Aleister Crowley carried on the work until his death in 1947, and in 1966 Anton Szandor LaVey founded the Church of Satan in San Francisco.
In 1975, Dr. Michael Aquino and his wife Lilith resigned from the Church of Satan and established their own group, founded as a church and incorporated as a non-profit organization with both federal and tax-exempt status. Aquino, formerly a Lt. Colonel in the U.S. Army, believes his to be a more sophisticated form of Satanism. He is the author of "The Coming Forth by Night" and publishes a newsletter, "The Scroll of Set."
Rumors began to emanate from the several hundred members of the sect regarding child molestation in satanic rituals. However Aquino vehemently denied such claims, stating that they were harassment by opponents. He states on Oprah and other TV talk shows that Satan is more an energy force than a person so he is not an embodiment. He claimed that the entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. was a member of good standing in his church.